Joyce Ann Kron-Chalupa, 55, died Wednesday, April 22 at her home following a 12-year battle with cancer.
Joyce was born January 12, 1960 in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Elmo and Virginia (Lenz) Kron. She graduated from Highland High School, from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and from the University of Dubuque with a Master’s Degree. On September 6, 1986, she was united in marriage to Alan Chalupa at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside. Joyce worked as a nurse and later as education coordinator at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Iowa City for 35 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Master Gardeners of Washington County. Joyce enjoyed gardening, stamping, cooking, photography and horses.
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